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Team Building Games: Job Title Game

Another little game to induce some good fun in the retro!

To play the Job Title Game, ask each member of the team to think about what they did in last iteration and come up with a not-techy, not-official, funny but suggestive title for their work and write it on a post-it. 73 more words


Be an agile software developer

What is agile software development?

“Agile Development” is an umbrella term for several iterative and incremental software development methodologies.

There are many methodologies: Extreme Programming XP, Scrum, Crystal, Dynamic Systems Development Method DSDM, Lean Development, and Feature-Driven Development FDD.

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Sprint Schedule Template

One the templates I’ve used most often as a ScrumMaster is a PowerPoint sprint schedule.  This tool is particularly useful for teams that are newly adopting Scrum.  238 more words


#AgileAfrica Keynote: Alignment at Scale

This is a post in a series on the talks that I attended at my first ever Agile Africa Conference in Johannesburg. All posts are based on the sketch-notes that I took in the sessions.  1,110 more words


Unit Test a Confirmation Dialog (Vol. 2)

In this video, I explain my thought process of refactoring and wiring up a client UI to my test-driven domain.

I later realized after my recording that I could do further refactoring my deleting my Confirmation class and a property referencing it within my viewmodel.


Free access to popular project management and document management tools

Today I received a pleasant surprise. Atlassian now provides their popular project management and document management tools for free*!

* Ok ok, free is a very lose term. 257 more words


Spock Testing - basic example

The scenario here is that we have a service, called imageService, that allows us to upload and save images to our site. We want to test that the image is persisted successfully. 392 more words